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Table 6 Association of psychosocial variables with violence reported in the 2009 survey

From: Violence towards health care workers in a Public Health Care Facility in Italy: a repeated cross-sectional study

Variable Physical aggression, whole life (N = 120) Physical aggression, 2009 (N = 45) Non physical aggression, whole life (N = 144) Non physical aggression, 2009 (N = 61) Internal, non physical aggression, whole life (N = 53)
Demand Un. 1.06 (0.99-1.14) 1.07 (0.97-1.18) 1.18 (1.11-1.26)*** 1.14 (1.04-1.24)*** 1.00 (0.89-1.11)
  Ad. 1.07 (0.99-1.16) 1.12 (0.99-1.27) 1.17 (1.10-1.26)*** 1.14 (1.03-1.26)*** 1.02 (0.90-1.15)
Control Un. 1.01 (0.94-1.09) 0.98 (0.87-1.09) 1.00 (0.93-1.08) 0.96 (0.87-1.05) 0.83 (0.73-0.95)***
  Ad. 0.97 (0.89-1.06) 0.90 (0.79-1.03) 0.98 (0.90-1.06) 0.94 (0.85-1.04) 0.85 (0.74-0.98)*
Support Un. 0.95 (0.89-1.02) 0.93 (0.85-1.02) 0.86 (0.81-0.92)*** 0.85 (0.79-0.92)*** 0.80 (0.71-0.89)***
  Ad. 0.95 (0.89-1.02) 0.91 (0.82-1.00) 0.85 (0.80-0.91)*** 0.85 (0.78-0.92)*** 0.79 (0.69-0.90)***
Justice Un. 0.98 (0.96-0.99)* 0.98 (0.95-0.99)* 0.97 (0.95-0.98)*** 0.97 (0.95-0.99)*** 0.95 (0.93-0.98)***
  Ad. 0.98 (0.97-1.00) 0.98 (0.95-0.99)* 0.97 (0.95-0.98)*** 0.97 (0.95-0.98)*** 0.96 (0.93-0.99)***
Psychological disorders Un. 1.03 (0.99-1.07) 1.00 (0.94-1.06) 1.11 (1.07-1.16)*** 1.12 (1.06-1.17)*** 1.11 (1.05-1.18)***
  Ad. 1.02 (0.97-1.07) 1.00 (0.94-1.08) 1.11 (1.06-1.16)*** 1.11 (1.05-1.16)*** 1.12 (1.04-1.20)***
  1. Logistic regression analysis, Odds ratios (OR) and 95 % CIs (unadjusted and adjusted for age, gender, job, and department). (*):p < .05; (**)p < .01; (***) p < .001.